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. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. an hour ago crews in the south bay recovered the body of a hiker who fell 100 feet off of a cliff at a popular park. ktvu's robert handa is in san jose and tells us what authorities are trying to find out. >> reporter: right now the medical examiner is trying to answer some of the questions raised by the death of a hiker here at this san jose park. the body was retrieved over an hour ago after a long painstaking process. >>> the view from -- rock park had to spend so much time and effort. search and rescue lifted the man's body at the north falls. >> the only way sut outis -- out is in the creek bed. it is slippery and wet and treacherous. >> investigators say the victim is believed to be a man reported missing on saturday before being found by rangers sunday afternoon. they say the man fell 130-170 feet but can't say how or why it happened. riskers say the area was posted as -- rangers say the area was posted as off limits. >> lots of
francisco after a passionate debate at city hall today. ktvu's david stevenson in san francisco with the gun rights the police chief says will still be protected under this proposal. david-- >> reporter: frank, san francisco general hospital trauma center tells me that gunshot wound cases appear to be trending down over the past six years. still with the number of high profile shootings nationwide the city appears to enact new unprecedented gun control measures. san francisco supervisors today took up a proposed ban on hollow point bullets which inflict more damage than regular bullets. the proposal would make it illegal for anyone but police officers to possess this ammo. they also considered sellers report to police nissan franciscan who bought 500 or more. >> 500 bounds is not an excessive amount of ammunition. if you shoot at a range. >> reporter: san francisco's don dutile says he and other law-abiding gun owners buy ammo in bulk to save. >> if i'm not doing anything wrong why should i talk to the chief of police. >> reporter: the chief of police showed us guns seized by police. he said
they are spending $2 million to send its top executives to a conference in san francisco. only on 2 tonight, ktvu's eric rasmussen is live in the city with more. >> reporter: this afternoon the postal service sent me this sheet saying how they could make money off of this conference next month. it calls for work shops and other meetings and a dance party, a dinner event and a golf tournament. >> the conference in march tees off with golf. the four day conference draws 4,000 people and 400 of them will be staffers of the u.s. postal service. including the postmaster general. documents show the travel, $220,000, and others will cost $2.2 million. the hotels, $300 a night before the government discount. documents show beyond the meetings and golf there will be music, entertainment and a banquet featuring the foods of fisherman's wharf and china town. one group says they shouldn't do this. >> they need to be concerned and maybe be concerned about rationing back some of their activities. >> the post office said the conference in san francisco will make money by creating future business and new sales
. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> god is good all the time. i am so proud that god brought him through. >> a grateful mother at a bay area courthouse after learning her son will by rested after being falsely convicted years ago. >>> good afternoon, i am tori campbell, a man in prison for nearly 7 years could be released today. brian flores joins us live to let us know why even prosecutors now say the inmate should be cleared. >> reporter: right, tori, ronald ross spend close to 7 years at the prison for a crime that both sides say he was never a part of. we spoke with his mother this afternoon and she says she could not be any more happier. >> i am overwhelmed. i am just praising the lord or jesus christ or lord and savior that he touched the hearts and souls of people to understand and read and see that ronald was innocent. >> reporter: now cameras were not allowed in the courtroom during the hearing today so these are photos of ronald before he was wrongly convicted. these are provided to us by a group called the innocence project at santa clara university. who about 4 years ago look
right now, this ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> the debate over gun safety leads to a bay area debate over certain ammo and a ruling was made moments ago. good afternoon, i am tori campbell. the debate over guns and ammo is heating up in san francisco. new at noon sal castaneda joins us live with the new proposals that could be the target of lawsuits. we understand a vote has just been taken. >> reporter: that's right, tori,es a expected the committee did move that vote out of committee and if approved and it is approved by the full board of supervisors, if it is approved it would change the way ammo is bought and sold in san francisco. the mayor and the police chief and supervisor are pushing legislation to ban the sale of certain types of ammo and keep track of anyone who buys more than a certain amount. under the new rules hollow point bullets and bullets that expand after being fired would not be legal within the city and county of san francisco. the mayor says that type of ammo has no place in the city and the supervisor says momentum began to build to make changes after knee mas
if there will be any penalties or fines. >> on ktvu.com we put up pictures and video of the collapse. just go to ktvu.com. >>> janell conway allen was found two weeks ago. janell attended green valley elementary school. the teen's mother also spoke briefly to us. >> my daughter was an awesome person. she changed a lot of people's lives, she even changed mine. >> reporter: janell was living with a foster family in sasun city at the time of her death. >>> the man accused of killing her appeared in court and pled not guilty. this is the picture of anthony lamar jones from an earlier appearance. jones is accused of murder, rape, kidnapping and lewd acts with a minor. if convicted he could face the death penalty. >>> the in their legal brief, the couple said this badge of inferiority, separateness and inquality must be extinguished. the supreme court justices are scheduled to hear the case on february 26. >>> the state monitoring report out today says 175,000 california bar row -- borrowers have received help. another 20,000 are in the midst of trial mortgage reductions. about 59,000 short sales have b
investigation could take several months to determine if there will be any penalties or fines. >> on ktvu.com we put up pictures and video of the collapse. just go to ktvu.com. >>> janell conway allen was found two weeks ago. janell attended green valley elementary school. the teen's mother also spoke briefly to us. >> my daughter was an awesome person. she changed a lot of people's lives, she even changed mine. >> reporter: janell was living with a foster family in sasun city at the time of her death. >>> the man accused of killing her appeared in court and pled not guilty. this is the picture of anthony lamar jones from an earlier appearance. jones is accused of murder, rape, kidnapping and lewd acts with a minor. if convicted he could face the death penalty. >>> the in their legal brief, the couple said this badge of inferiority, separateness and inquality must be extinguished. the supreme court justices are scheduled to hear the case on february 26. >>> the state monitoring report out today says 175,000 california bar row -- borrowers have received help. another 20,000 are in the midst o
no major injuries to report. on blue canyon, ken pritchett, ktvu news. >> follow our ktvu weather team 24 hours a day on facebook, twitter any where you go. >>> san francisco detectives are trying to come up with new clues in the unsolved killing of a well liked grocery store worker. new at 6:00, paul chambers live in san francisco where the victim was gunned down while just walking down the street for no apparent reason. paul-- >> reporter: frank we're live outside sfpd where they say they have very little to go on in this case. a senseless killing of a beloved grocery store clerk. today they released his photo in hopes someone will come forward. his name was ernesto acosta but his friends just called him che. this 24-year-old worked at this store. outside the store flowers and a picture to remember him. >> it's weird not seeing him anymore just because like i said how much light he brought to our store. >> reporter: today we went to the intersection of webster and hayes trees in san francisco. this is where police say at 2:00 in the morning, acosta was heading to a friend's home where h
be punished. reporting live here at the uc berkeley campus. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now this isn't the first such controversy for the cal basketball program. in 1993, the school's athletic director was fired. >>> police say there were called to a homeless encampment near the food next door on industrial parkway about 6:30 this evening. officers say that's where they discovered the woman's body. one woman said she was known as deedee or hope. at this point they have not determined a cause of death. >>> we are finally on storm watch tonight after weeks of dry weather. at this hour the rain is starting to move into the bay area from the northwest with the main event expected to arrive for tomorrow morning's commute. we have team coverage for you tonight. our chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the storm in our weather center. but we begin in fairfax with ken wayne and why water agencies say more water is needed. >> reporter: the rain is picking up at times, it is much colder tonight. a big change from the dry warm weather we've been having lately. dry clouds sta
could be looking all $4 per gallon. i am tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> a san francisco bomb squad is facing headquarters in wells fargo bank, somebody discovered the package at 420 month come are you, so far there is no word on what is inside the package and no word on when montgomery street will reopen. >> reporter: i am alex savage, was it a coach being a coach or was it simply unnecessary, you will hear what people are saying about it coming up. >>> steve paulson will talk about the changes coming up including rain. >>> and kids television, the one thing kids can do to help improve your young child's behavior. . >>> the bay area condominium market is booming. sales are at the highest level since 2008 and they have jumped 3 5% from a year earlier. condos are still being constructed. >>> $85 billion, an across the board spending cuts are being dealt with, but lawmakers are on holiday and will not reconvene until next week. they will avoid a sequester but the -- but they say the president already got attacks increase last month. >> the sequester is sort of a hammer. >>
bee's lights are still on. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the winter storm that blew into the bay area today brought a little bit of everything. rain, wind, hail. even some snow. and we have team coverage tonight our chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the storm. and ken wayne is live. >> reporter: it's not the sierra, it's mount diablo the 3,800-foot summit is blanketed with two to 3-inches of snow. enough for thrill seekers to break out winter toys. >> earlier today, we had some snow it didn't stick. but it's sticking up there. >> reporter: the die hards had to get out and hike to the top. >> they're like i don't really believe there's snow up here. my mom after they picked up us from school we decided to come up here and see if there's any snow. we found some snow. >> reporter: news chopper 2 found the hills and peaks also packed with snow. this delivery man showed us how the cold winter weather affected his job. >> it's freezing everything together. it's crazy. i have was getting hailed on a couple of minutes ago, it's not easy to work in. >> reporter: snow, rain and h
or resigning since the first of the year with even more pending. reporting live, matt keller, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we are following breaking news at this hour in oakland where police are locked in a standoff with a shooting suspect. tom vacar arrived on the scene 30 minutes ago. >> reporter: this is a serious situation. about 12:30 there were people involved in a shooting near broadway and mcarthur not far from here. they fled the scene. because of community help a lot of people were telling them who these people were and where they were and they ended up just down the street here. the situation is at about 3:00 because these people would not come out. they detained a few other people to check out. they believe there are several people holed up in this particular building and s.w.a.t. is here. they are trying to negotiate with these people. they're trying to figure out exactly how many there are. a what they're trying to do is end this thing peacefully. with these people held up and involved in shooting, that's a tall order. the situation is basically your standoff right now. police conti
of mother nature's blow. we're live in walnut creek, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, tara. >>> this morning, wet roads were likely to blame for a dramatic accident in rohnert park. it happened at 8:on snidered lane. the female -- 8:00 on snyder lane. the female was the only one in the truck that flipped over. she was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. drivers are always warned to be careful when roads are wet. >>> well, it's a cold rain. a couple of days we had sunshine and warm weather. that's long gone. i was just telling tore, temperatures are in -- store -- i was just telling tori, temperatures are low. i think the snow level could go down farther. diablo, st. helena, tam, all in line. upstream there are a few breaks. the coldest part of the system is moving into extreme northern california. had some breaks up in clearlake. there was rain north of mendocino county. there's the main band moving through. the stronger section is down towards san jose stretching from livermore and the altamont pass to the peninsula. there's the watch. watch how that rain is down to
berkeley campus. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now this isn't the first such controversy for the cal basketball program. in 1993, the school's athletic director was fired. >>> police say there were called to a homeless encampment near the food next door on industrial parkway about 6:30 this evening. officers say that's where they discovered the woman's body. one woman said she was known as deedee or hope. at this point they have not determined a cause of death. >>> we are finally on storm watch tonight after weeks of dry weather. at this hour the rain is starting to move into the bay area from the northwest with the main event expected to arrive for tomorrow morning's commute. we have team coverage for you tonight. our chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the storm in our weather center. but we begin in fairfax with ken wayne and why water agencies say more water is needed. >> reporter: the rain is picking up at times, it is much colder tonight. a big change from the dry warm weather we've been having lately. dry clouds started rolling over the city. the clouds obl
. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel. >>> two people are sent to the hop after their small boat collides with a crowded ferry in san francisco bay wftv peking i'm ken wayne gram hello everyone i'm heather holmes. >> it has a frightening ride for those enjoying saturday afternoon on san francisco bay. a small vessel slammed into the side of it. ktvu's debora villalon is live at ferry building. >> reporter: at least while the coast guard investigates the lights are still on. we have seen inspectors and personnel on board. by all appearances it was the recreational boat that got offcourse and paid. coast guard crews were training on the bay when this 24' run about apparently ran into the side of the ferry a couple of miles offshore. you can see the shattered glass and mangled bows. two men were injured, one seriously. passengers felt the ferry shake and stop. >> i could feel the boat where i was standing and see these people just laying there. >> reporter: rushing to look, passengers snapped the pictures of the danged boat. >> blood everywhere was the thing that we could see was a lot of
in the courtroom in south africa, what he said about the fatal shooting of his girlfriend. stay tuned. . >>> ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. complete bay area coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we are ready, good morning, it is tuesday february 19th, i am dave clark. thank you for waking up with us, steve is here covering rain, how much do you think we will get? >> a quarter of an inch, we have winter weather advisories from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 and it could be interesting weather seeing some of that green rain i'm sure up into lake county and the key is upper 50s and lower 40s but the afternoon is a lot more active and maybe some thunderstorms and again very low snow levels, here is sal. >>> it is a lot more crowded today than it was yesterday and we have some rain to deal with, just enough that we will have more crashes reported. that traffic does -- traffic does look good, we are on storm watch this morning. wet weather is moving across the northern part of the bay area, and alex savage is reporting conditions up in petaluma for the past 90 minutes and
such as increased security. in san francisco, rob ross ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and now to sonoma county where investigators want to locate two men who may be linked in a triple homicide in forestville. we have surveillance videos to show you right here. police say the images of these two men were taken at a chevron station before the killings earlier this month. authorities say the two men may have been traveling in this ford ranger pickup truck. three men were found shot to death in a bedroom of this forestville home back on february 5th. investigators say that it was a marijuana deal gone bad. colorado man has already been arrested. authorities now want to talk to those two other men. >>> a union city man wanted on several outstanding warrant social security behind bars tonight. our news chopper 2 is overhead in hayward when police caught up with him just after 3:00 this amp. officers say they arrested 22-year-old solomon cruz espinoza after pursuit. the san leandro police officers says one of his offices suffered minor injuries. he's wanted for assault, domestic violence and vandalism. >>>
to our colleague rita williams who is retiring. sheets been a reporter here at ktvu for more than 30 years. one of the stories was the loma free today earthquake in 1989. a woman died when the car she was driving crashed into the hole in the upper deck. also in that car was the woman's brother-in-law. and a year later rita went back to talk to the man who survived. >> reporter: a survivor, he knows he's lucky to be alive but what happened on the bay bridge last october 17th changed his life forever. >> this i don't know my future is going to be. >> reporter: this is why his future is uncertain. when the earthquake hit he was a passenger in a car driven by his sister-in-law. it was stuck on the bay bridge. two men directed cars to the upper deck. when people got there no one was around to tell them what to do. they started driving home to oakland not knowing about the break in the bay bridge until they were about 3 feet away. >> there's another car. gosh!. >> when we noticed the hole, we boom and that's the last time i remember until i woke up i was still in the car. >> reporter
and scary at the same time. we also took calls from ktvu viewers. >> i seen other meteor shoot across the sky. this one came straight down, bright white and then broke up in about three pieces and then gold colors pieces and disappeared. >> reporter: we asked astronomers at the space center about that bright streak of light but they couldn't see it breaking up as it entered the atmosphere. they also said that it was likely unrelated to the other celestial events that happened earlier in the day. >>> a meteor streaked through the sky of russia then exploded. that is the boom from the meteor's shock wave. it had the force of 20 atomic bombs and caused injury to thousands of people mostly from flying glass. about 3,000 buildings were damaged from the shock waves. most of the damage was broken glass. russian officials say more than a million square feet of glass was shattered. many people were out and about. while no deaths were reported the concern tonight is the cold temperatures which can be a serious problem with all of that shattered windows. that meteor came as astronomers watched
, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the winter storm that blew into the bay area today brought a little bit of everything. rain, wind, hail. even some snow. and we have team coverage tonight our chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the storm. and ken wayne is live. >> reporter: it's not the sierra, it's mount diablo the 3,800-foot summit is blanketed with two to 3-inches of snow. enough for thrill seekers to break out winter toys. >> earlier today, we had some snow it didn't stick. but it's sticking up there. >> reporter: the die hards had to get out and hike to the top. >> they're like i don't really believe there's snow up here. my mom after they picked up us from school we decided to come up here and see if there's any snow. we found some snow. >> reporter: news chopper 2 found the hills and peaks also packed with snow. this delivery man showed us how the cold winter weather affected his job. >> it's freezing everything together. it's crazy. i have was getting hailed on a couple of minutes ago, it's not easy to work in. >> reporter: snow, rain and hail made winding highway 17 even
purchase stolen parts, will have the item confiscated, and be out of the money. amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> we have developing news in berkely tonight, where a man is barricaded inside a building. police tell us, the man is holed up at a house at addson, and jefferson about five blocks from the usc campus. our crews spotted a s.w.a.t. team there. this all started about 7:00 tonight. police say they have reports of shots fired from a car at two different locations. no one was hit. officers traced the license plate to the registered owner, and now police negotiators are trying to talk to a man. >> reporter: sonoma county sheriff investigators are releasing photos of a man who linked to the triple homicide. this picture of a ford ranger pickup truck, that the men may have been driving. earlier this month, three people were found shot to death in the bedroom of this home in forestville. investigators say it was a marijuana deal that went bad. a colorado man has already been arrested, and authorities now say they also want to talk to those other two men. >>> a man wanted by police in s
confiscated, and be out of the money. amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> we have developing news in berkely tonight, where a man is barricaded inside a building. police tell us, the man is holed up at a house at addson, and jefferson about five blocks from the usc campus. our crews spotted a s.w.a.t. team there. this all started about 7:00 tonight. police say they have reports of shots fired from a car at two different locations. no one was hit. officers traced the license plate to the registered owner, and now police negotiators are trying to talk to a man. >> reporter: sonoma county sheriff investigators are releasing photos of a man who linked to the triple homicide. this picture of a ford ranger pickup truck, that the men may have been driving. earlier this month, three people were found shot to death in the bedroom of this home in forestville. investigators say it was a marijuana deal that went bad. a colorado man has already been arrested, and authorities now say they also want to talk to those other two men. >>> a man wanted by police in san leandro was captured in hayward. he was wa
been a very bizarre day. reporting live in san lorenzo, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> rapidly-moving weather systems through the bay area. it felt like a lot of rain because it came down for a cum hours hard but didn't last very long. take a look at the rain fall accumulations. there dpoes the main front and look what it leaves behind. 1400 santa rosa, two tenths in san jose. that's not a lot of rain. the system was a cold one. it dropped snoez on bay area peaks as you know. this is the system we're tracking -- i'm tracking right now in this area right -- see this area right here where the tip is. that's moving offshore. as that moves offshore, it could spawn some activity. see just offshore by pigeon point there. the showers are dying down. the cold air is in place and i tell you what, it is going to get downright cold tonight so when i come back in a few minutes, overnielth forecast. i think you're going to be impressed with how really cold it's going to be. >>> people in the south bay tell us they saw a little bit of everything today as robert honda reports a mix of sun, rain, hail even s
more on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning to you, welcome to wednesday february february 20th, i am dave clark. >> hour power house low is saying i will go visit palm springs and head over to phoenix and that's where it is heading but we get behind that sun, lots of 50s. here is sal. >>> good morning, westbound 24 as a matter of fact we are doing well between walnut creek and oakland and it's doing well in san jose as well, let's go back to the desk. >>> breaking news out of contra costa and firefighters are battling a huge fire in mt. diablo. that fire started at an older home right near the mt. diablo country club, no word on any injuries or what caused that fire but brian flores is headed to the scene and he will have more when he gets there. >>> we have been following this since 4:30 this morning, there was a water-main break, the location mason and filbert in san francisco. we have been on the scene live and water surs visit has been cut -- service has been cut to a two block area and pg&e is waiting to cut off gasoline
is already done. tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> again we want to show you more live pictures, we'll show you those in a moment. but on our website we have put together a slide show of this afternoon's crane collapse as well as unedited video from news chopper 2. you can view it by going to ktvu.com. >>> right now authorities are on the look out for a shooter that opened fire on a massaroti. we have learned one of the victims is from here in the bay area. eric rasmussen live in the newsroom after speaking with that man's father. >> reporter: just earlier this afternoon we confirmed the driver of the massoroti is from oakland. we want to a picture of ken cherry jr., who used to go as ken clutch. i spoke to his father, still in shock over what happened early this morning. >> reporter: the fiery end to this fiery accident. >> reporter: this is how the shooting at the heart of las vegas ended. after 4:00 a.m. someone in a black range rover opened fire on the driver of this dark gray massoroti sending it crashing into a taxi cab which burst into flames killing the driver and passenger inside.
accident. ktvu has been on the bay shore road since 4:30 this morning. she is back thousand with more on why this is such a big investigation. >> the accident scene is large out here. it's described as 200-yards, the length of two football fields. i want to show you a measurement that gives us an idea of how far the stretches are at one of the curves. this is the start of the measuring tape that stretches all the way down the street. hard to see where it ends and that's because this scene kind of stretches around this corner. one vehicle involved -- we are standing with the accident may have started from. i want to show you where the car involved ended up. >> here's what happened. about 2:20 this morning, one person in the vehicle, the driver was coming down east bay shore road right at the 1700 block for some unknown reason she lost control. he hit a fire hydrant and a power pole and got ejected from the car. the car kept on going down the road and ended up in the front of a public storage facility that is along east bay shore road. police got out here and then within a couple of hou
here on campus. reporting live from uc santa cruz, ktvu channel 2 news. >> for details this rape at uc santa cruz comes six days after a 21-year-old stubt was shot at a bus stop near campus. she is recovering. police are urging students to be cautious and go out in groups if possible. >>> there's word tonight that police in alabama have arrested a man linked to a triple homicide in sonoma county. three men were found shot and killed inside this forestville home on february 56th. authorities characterize it as a marijuana deal gone bad. well, now sonoma county deputies revealed that a 46-year-old colorado man was arrested last week in mobile, alabama. he's awaiting extradition to california. >>> now, to our continuing coverage of today's efforts to recover the body of a hiker who fell to his death in san jose after working all day, crews have retrooefd the body. the body was spotted yesterday at the bottom of north fall. the hiker has not been identified but is believed to be a santa clara man reported missing on saturday. he appears to have plunged more than 100 feet down the cliff. th
, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. . >>> well, good morning, thank you for waking up to a brand- new day with us, how is the weather, steve? >>> we are going to get a lot of cold air and it is still on the way, it is in advance of the system and it is going to be a very cold day, upper 40s and 50s and a possibility of thunderstorms, here is sal. >>> good morning, traffic is going to be slow in some areas and the weather will play a role, you can see traffic is busy and also this morning we are looking at 880 westbound and traffic is moving along nicely. let's go back to the desk. >>> as steve mentioned, it could create a rainy commute for many of you, alex savage is covering the dramatic change in weather following a very nice three-day weekend, alex? >> reporter: it really was, it was a beautiful comfortable three-day weekend in the bay area and it is a true weather system that has moved into the bay area right now. as you can see the rain has sort of tapered off and let me show you what it looks like. we are here on highway 101 in petaluma at the highway exit and th
. >>> they are responding to the growing danger, ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, thank you for joining us on this thursday february 21st, i am pam cook. >> good morning, i am dave cook, let's check weather and traffic, steve a beautiful morning. >> the moon is almost full. >> there is almost a full moon out there by the way, we do have a little bit of a breeze, temperatures 30s and 40s and also a few snow showers up in the sierra, upper 50s and lower 60s, here is my good friend sal. >>> good morning westbound 24 not a bad drive heading to the tunnel this is a look at san jose and 280, not a bad start let's go back to the desk. >>> will they say or will they go as you know they are pushing for a strategy and now they are provide being guidelines for a possible move to san jose. reporter claudine wong joins us with this new development, claudine? >> reporter: well, palm we don't know -- pam, we don't know what the guidelines are but when you talk about how the oakland a's would facilitate a move to san jose that is a big deal when you talk abo
. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. good morning, thank you for joining us february 18th, i am pam cook. >> let's check weather and traffic, i would like yesterday's weather to stay for a while. >> yes. >> we need rain. >> we do need rain . we will get some tomorrow but not a lot. >> today is that day in between where the low clouds are already pushing inland and temperatures will be on the cool side, here is sal. >>> we will have pretty good traffic today for most commutes and this is a look at 880 southbound, 6:00 let's go back to dave and pam. >>> 6:01 we are starting with developing news, a deadly chase in san jose. one person was killed after crashing a stolen car while trying to flee from police. alex savage is at the crash scene and you have new video of that crash scene, alex? >> yes, they have taken away that suv, it was a stolen suv, the 20-year-old driver was killed in this crash and he was on the run from san jose police late last night with two teenage passengers in the car and it all came to an end here. this is the high speed finish near blossom hill road when that suv we
it to their marriage license appointment with four minutes to spare. reporting live in san jose, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a second woman was charged today in the killing of a man in his monte cerreno home. she is the first person charged in connection with the death of silican valley tech investor cumra. the judge did not grant bail. her next court appearance is set for next thursday. >>> the teacher from brentwood convicted of kicking an autistic student three years ago has been stripped of her teaching credential. the brentwood superintendent says that deena holman's three credentials have been cancelled. >>> a day of action was called today in an effort to end gun violence. jade hernandez live in palo alto this evening where one of many events being held in support of gun reform is taking shape at this hour. >> reporter: frank organizers say if you care about ending gun violence you need to be here at linton plaza in palo alto. cameras have already been lit. a good crowd has gathered. we were in oakland a few hours ago. >> reporter: on this day of action to end gun violence, a small group
. ktvu's alex savidge is in south san jose with new video of the crash scene. good morning, alex. >> reporter: well, good morning. police say this all started when the driver of that stolen suv tried to run over a police officer overnight. now, the investigation into the crash is all wrapped up here. this is blossom hill road where we are. a short distance up the road, near 101, is where this pursuit overnight came to a deadly end. we'll tell you what things looked like a short time ago as the tow truck pulled this suv, this smashed suv out of the ravine, where it crashed. the 20-year-old driver was killed after he was thrown out of the suv in the accident. there were also two teenaged girls in the car. neither of them were seriously hurt. the pursuit began about 11:00 last night. it was near capital expressway and towers lane. a lieutenant says the driver of the suv tried to hit a san jose police officer involved in an unrelated traffic stop on the side of the road. the suv came speeding to the officer with the lights out. >> as he came closer, he flashed his light on and knew t
the snow on the ground and the trees. you don't get days like these so often. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and that illustrates what a cold storm this was. it seemed like it rained a lot today didn't it. it's because it rained in a small amount of time. most of us around .25 but it was a cold weather system that blew through here. what you're looking at here is that cold air that's sweeping in over the top of us. there's still a chance for snow flurries. snow levels reports down to some areas below 1,000 feet. so it was really cold. right now san jose you have some heavier rain down by blossom hill road. this is significant rainfall headed to the east capital expressway. some heavy rain, let's come in a little bit closer here. over by san felipe road you have heavier rain. these reds and yellows that's coming down pretty hard. santa rosa drive in this area, most of this action is starting to move off but you can see near brenam rain it's pretty big. this is a hot spot in the area because most of the rain has moved off. you can see a few light showers as well. when i come back we're g
in petaluma, deborah villalon ktvu news. >>> the obama administration called for the -- the legal brief usuals -- urges the court to appeal the doma vote. the voter approved ban on same- sex marriage. >>> now the south bay where santa clara county sheriff's deputies say they seized 70 pounds of marijuana and hundreds of marijuana plants. the department's marijuana agency says it uncovered the operation yesterday. deputies arrested 32-year-old tran. they say the total street value for all of the marijuana is about $600,000. >>> a bay area man who spent seven years at san quentin is enjoying his first taste of freedom tonight after a judge determined that he had been wrongfully convicted. ktvu's jana katsuyama live in oak l and and tells us he could have served the full 25 year to life sentence if it weren't for the perseverance and advocates. >> reporter: this was an emotion day for ross and his family. ross walked away at last a free man and the sun was shining. >> today is a lovely day. a lovely day. it's past a good day, it's a blessed day for me to be out here again. >> reporter: ross spe
deadly infection, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> complete coverage starts right now, this is a ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning, i am pam cook. >> and i am brian flores, cold, cold and cold. we will warm up a little bit, maybe a few upper highs, here is sal. >> good morning, we are looking at the traffic on interstate 880 in oakland and you can see it is a little windy out there, be careful especially on some of those bridges, traffic is moving well, let's take a look at san francisco, northbound 101 traffic does look good as you approach the 880 split, let's go back to the desk. >>> in san francisco, crews are at the scene of a water-main break and some blocks are now flooded. crews are rushing over. >> reporter: two blocks is without water and a lot of areas are shut down behind me. they are flooding this intersection and you can see crews are taking a look at the intersection as they try to get all the valves turned off. if you look across the street, that is where the problem is. they think the o
ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, thank you for waking up with us this monday morning, february 18th, i am pam cook. >> happy president's day, we should say and it is 4:28 and there are some changes to the weather. >> i would like to say rain but we will get a little bit of rain out of this, it doesn't look like there is much upstream, it is a very weak system and it is going to usher in some cooler clouds, temperatures are in the upper 50s, lower 60s. let's go out and take a look at the traffic, i pardon me for my voice. westbound highway 4 looking good, also the highway looks good if you are driving on 280 and san jose. let's go back to the desk. >>> a deadly chase in san jose. one person was killed after trying to attempt to steal a car, here is more from south central. >> it was the driver of that stolen suv at the end of this pursuit. he was driving on east blossom hill road which is what understanding on now, he veered over into oncoming lanes and crashed into this ravine which is right next to a mobile home park. the dri
get weather alerts by signing up for mobile ktvu.com. >>> it is 7:05. hayward police are trying to determine if there are suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a woman behind a supermarket. police say the woman was found last night at a homeless camp near the food max store on industrial parkway. investigators are now trying to figure out if the woman died of natural causes or if her death is suspicious. >>> during an emotional bail hearing for olympic athlete oscar pistorius, he explained the horrific moments as his girlfriend died in his arms. during the hearing, he admitted to shooting his girlfriend because he says he thought she was a robber. pus sore just says he -- pus soria says he heard a noise and felt vulnerable because he didn't have his prosthetic legs. after he started to shoot at the bathroom door, he noticed his girlfriend was not in bed. he carried the cricket bat and shot her. he broke down in tears. finally, the court decided to delay the hearing until tomorrow morning. and he's facing more serious allegations this morning. this comes after claims
the drivers ready for this change is underway. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us live from the toll plaza to explain what's happening. good afternoon, tara. >> reporter: good afternoon, the golden gate district just announced the new website today. here is a sneak peek. it lays out all of your payment options for you, fastrack, license plate or pay a toll invoice. that's really the interesting option here. that's because instead of paying for a violation notice which is typically about $25, you will only be paying $6 instead. now, for the toll, you will have 21 days to pay the cost, and again, it's only going to be $6. this morning, crews were installing the l.e.d. signs on the golden gate bridge. all of the cameras and fastrack boards have been in place for years. the district says since it first announced the new all- electronic payment system, nearly 160 people have signed up online. richard brown and his wife are visiting from maryland and they were excited about the invoice option because it cuts back on traffic. >> actually, in the long run, it makes sense. we plan to come back next
with each other. live in concord, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details secretary of transportation, lahood says the cuts could have a wide reaching impact on commercial air travel. nights to major cities including new york and san francisco might experience delays of up to 90 minutes, he said that the federal aviation administration could lose $600 million. america's three98 national parks will be effected. it including bay area attractions. parks would see a 5% cut and some employees could be furloughed for more than a month. here in the bay area, the golden gate national recreation says they are making plans for reductions but hoping for a quick resolution itch the police are investigating a crash that killed a 20-year-old woman this morning. she was driving alone when she apparently lost control of her car on east bay shore road after 4:00 a.m. the car hit a fire hydrant and power poll pole. the driver was thrown from the -- poll. the driver was thrown from the vehicle and died on the scene. >>> the police are searching for a hit and run driver that struck a bus. they say the 103 expres
for you here. ktvu.com. mobile, have a wonderful saturday everybody. thank you for watching. some asking what had happened others warning us the whole bridge was collapsing. >>> he says he has only been back on the bay bridge once since the earthquake and he will never come back again. >> i am scared. i am scared now. >> a construction worker who used to make 2000 dollars a month has now had to move his family in with relatives to save money. he got a $25,000 settlement from the state but his disability payments run out next month. he has already had 7 operations on his crushed legs and hip and faces at least 2 more. under a picture of anna, the sister-in-law who died this deeply religious man who came here from tonga says what happened on the bridge continues to haunt him. >> me and my total life is being effected, my mind, body and soul. >> but out of death there is life. they have four sons. they say they prayed for a baby girl to help ease their pain in losing annarks anna, 2 weeks ago this baby girl was born, they named her anna. >> still to come on a second look rita's coverage of
. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> hello everyone i'm hearth holmes. we begin this sunday with the resignation of pope benedict xvi. the pontiff today delivered one of his last sunday blessings from the vatican. tens of thousands of people packed st. peter's square today to hear the departing pope. next sunday will be the last time the 85-year-old pontiff temperatures will the traditional blessing from his apartment window. the pope announced earlier this month he will retire on february 28th due to failing health. >>> this is a unique and historic moment in the church and bay area catholics are anxiously awaiting a decision on pope a's successor. allie rasmus continue ours coverage interest from st. mary's cathedral in san francisco. >> reporter: heather, right now you can see dozens of people still filing out of st. mary's cathedral in san francisco. necessity were part of a ceremony to welcome new members to the catholic faith, so the people that you seeer are in the process of converting to catholicism. can you see some of them taking a picture with t
disgusting. live in san francisco i am tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we are following overnight news from berkeley and a reported barricade situation appears to have been a false alarm. s.w.a.t. teams rushed to a home in jefferson 7:00 last night and police immediately shut down streets because of a -- reports of a man hold up inside a house. police left the scene at midnight concluded nobody was inside the house. still not clear what caused the confusion. >>> a 5,000 dollars reward is helping to catch a rapist. they are providing nighttime security escorts and this is all because of a sexual assault of a woman walking on campus and also a shooting at a bus stop during a robbery. these are the sketches of the two suspects. on the right theres the sexual assault suspect and on the left the bus stop suspect, police do not believe the two cases are connected. >>> police took the story into court today and they are making their final argument as to why the judge should grand oscar pistorius bail. he said prosecutors misrepresented their case and neighbors who claimed to h
siblings so funeral costs will be difficult. on treasure island, deborah villalon, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> an assistant chief is looking on how to help his son escape the united states. squaw was detailed of raping his neighbor. he was captured in mexico this week and returned to fresno county this weekend. now kyle carver with the chp division is helping charges that he helped his son get out of the country. >>> the coast guard is still investigating a collision on the bay yesterday that left two people injured. a golden gate ferry was hit yesterday afternoon. two people on the smaller boat were hospitalized, their conditions have not been released. none of the 500 passengers on the ferry was injured. -- a golden gate ferry worker said that the injures came from the collision. >>> the bus driver is under going drug and alcohol testing which is standard for such accidents. >>> marin county officials are looking for beer thieves store employees say two men took off with two cases of beer then fled in a gold colored mini van. a security guard then went after them to try to get a license
this accident in the first place. ktvu channel 2 news. >> we have developing news from newark this morning, police are investigating an overnight crash that injured one woman. matt keller joins us now from the scene at dairy and magnolia with a look at what's happening now. >> good morning. tow truck arrived in the past 15 minutes and its getting ready to take the car that's responsible for this crash. to the right on the vehicle there's still debris left in the road. even once they get the vehicle towed out of the area the officers will have to clean up this part of the road here with debris before they can open up. now the call came in just before midnight last night. police is a a vehicle hit two parked cars and then a tree. officers investigated in another car was involved in the accident. they canvassed the area looking for another vehicle and also called area hospitals to see if someone had come in with injuries consistent with a car crash. police say they found nothing. we asked if this was investigated as an accident or assault with a deadly weapon but they were not releasing any d
,000 of these bags in the coming days. reporting live in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> as many as 1 million people are expected to attend tomorrow's chinese new year parade in san francisco. and that could mean gridlock on city streets as paradegoers make their way to the rout. there will also be street closures. officials as always advise you to take public transportation. >>> the fda has approved the first of its kind breast cancer drug. the drug consila combines drugs. the cocktail combination remains intact until it delivers a potent cancer fighting drug to the cancer cell. there are no side effects such as hair loss, nausea or vomiting. >>> marco rubio abruptly resigned this morning. this means the democrats don't have the 2/3 majority needed to pass tax changes or override vetoes. however the loss is expected to only be temporary. special elections are being held next month in two districts previously represented by democrats and party leaders expect democrats to win those seats once again. another special election will be held for rubio's seat. rubio has tak
and take a look. claudine wong ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> the chp is blaming a wrong way driver for ahead on crash near tracy this morning. it happened shortly after midnight near north flynn road. the driver of the mitsubishi was going the wrong way and the drivers of both cars suffered rious injuries and it brought freeway traffic to a halt for nearly two hours and chp is investigating whether alcohol played a role. >>> there is a serious health warning after a student was hospitalized with meningitis. tara moriarty joins us for more on this story, tara? >> reporter: we are here at petaluma high school where students and parents have been placed on alert and that's because 17-year-old -- a 17- year-old student suddenly became ill and collapsed. he contracted the blood infection caused by a bacteria that can develop into meningitis. school officials sent out an alert to let them know if they came in contact they need to seek medical help. the disease is treated with antibiotics and if it is untreated it can lead to death in all cases. it can be spread by kissing sharing a drink
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